Personal audit & transferable skills

Activity 1

1. Below are a list of skills and abilities. Complete an audit of where you are now. Record this in your learning journal/portfolio.

Rate yourself (1=Not very well developed; 3=very well developed)

Skills and Abilities




 Self-confidence  x
 Take risks  x
 Organise and plan  x
Manage Time  x
 Make presentations  x
 Act as a leader  x
 Listen to others  x
 Debate formally and informally  x
 Take notes  x

Although it is important to identify where we are now, it is not enough to stop there. We need to reflect upon how we can develop the skills where we are less confident and how we can transfer the skills in which we are confident and competent.

Activity 2

Complete the audit below, using the information from the table above.

Recognition Reflection Action
Skills already developed How will I use these How do I know (evidence)**
 Self Confidence  By not second guessing myself in   everyday tasks.  I do not feel anxious or nervous in   everyday tasks.
 Take Risks  By putting myself out there and   not being afraid of rejection.  I always introduce myself first.
 Manage Time  By being punctual to every event.  I always arrive with time to spare.
 Make Presentations  By creating entertaining and   inciteful presentation.  Through making multiple   presentations in school.
 Act As A Leader  By putting myself out there and   stepping up for the role of being   in charge.  Through organising many events   in my high school.
 Listen To Others


Debate Formally and Informally

 By always listening to other   points of view, and hearing out   both sides of the story.

Taking into consideration other   points of views and confidently   getting my views across.

 Working with children and   teenagers in the nurture group in   my local schools.

Through competing in debate   competitions with my high school.

** This section should be completed as you identify when/where/how you have used/developed these skills.

Part B – Activity 1

Recognition Reflection Action
Skills not yet developed How will I develop these How do I know (evidence)**
 Organise and Plan  By working hard to organise in   advance.  Lack of organisation.
 Take Notes  Working hard to multitask –   listening whilst also taking notes.  Lack of focus.